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LCD with Embedded Camera for Picture Telephone

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000123974D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-05
Document File: 2 page(s) / 56K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Hayashi, Y: AUTHOR

Abstract

Disclosed is a LCD device with embedded camera for a picture telephone which is easily to catch the eyes of each other.

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LCD with Embedded Camera for Picture Telephone

   Disclosed is a LCD device with embedded camera for a
picture telephone which is easily to catch the eyes of each other.

   The embedded camera at the center of LCD takes the
talker's picture from the front of face.  LCD displays the picture of
the person on the telephone line.  The place, where the visual axis
of the eyes of the picture on display and the visual axis of talker's
eyes meet each other, is the center of the display screen.  This can
easily make each other to catch the eyes during conversation.  It
makes each other to feel more natural and comfortable conversation on
a picture telephone.

   The figure shows the typical structure of Color LCD with
embedded camera.  The location of CCD camera is the center and back
of LCD panel.  The lenses mounted on the front face of the panel is
optional.  The center area of LCD panel is clear enough for the
camera to take a picture by removing color filter, Polarizers and
others.

   The figure shows the configuration example of a camera
and Color LCD with backlight.  The location of CCD camera is the
center of LCD panel.  LCD panel is clear enough for the camera to
take a picture by removing color filter, Polarizers and others.